Yielding of amorphous solids

A workshop at ENS Paris, October 26-28, 2017

Organisers: Elisabeth Agoritsas and Francesco Zamponi

  • Jean-Louis Barrat (LIPhy Grenoble) - slides
  • Ludovic Berthier (LCC Montpellier) - slides
  • Edan Lerner (University of Amsterdam) - slides
  • Itamar Procaccia (Weizmann Institute) - slides
  • Pierfrancesco Urbani (IPhT Saclay) - slides
  • Hajime Yoshino (University of Osaka) - slides

This workshop will be focused on the yielding of amorphous materials under load. Related topics such as plasticity, avalanches, and jamming will be discussed.

Final program (location: room Conf IV - E244 at the second floor of the ENS physics building at 24 Rue Lhomond, Paris)

Thursday 26

14:50 Opening

15:00   Jean-Louis Barrat

16:30   Discussion time

Friday 27

9:00     Discussion time

10:30   Itamar Procaccia

12:30   Lunch break

14:00   Pierfrancesco Urbani

15:30   Hajime Yoshino

Saturday 28

9:00 Discussion time

10:30   Ludovic Berthier

12:30   Lunch break

14:00   Edan Lerner

16:00 End of the workshop

Practical information:
There are no registration fees, however registration is mandatory before Sept. 15, for organisational reasons. In order to register, please write an email entitled  "Workshop yielding" to elisabeth.agoritsas AT lpt.ens.fr, indicating your name and affiliations. 

This workshop is supported by the Simons Collaboration on Cracking the Glass Problem

Simons Collaborations, made possible by support from the Simons Foundation, bring together groups of outstanding scientists to address mathematical or theoretical topics of fundamental scientific importance in which a significant new development has created a novel area for exploration or provided a new direction for progress in an established field.